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Emotional ImpactPlay
Using 'offend' implies a personal emotional reaction, rather than a general disapproval or disagreement. SlideHis joke didn't just upset me, it offended me because it was personal.
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Cultural SensitivityPlay
'Offend' often relates to cultural or personal values being disregarded or mocked. SlideThey offended me by disrespecting my cultural traditions.